1. Craig David Leads Novello Awards

    May 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Craig David made up for his lack of success at the Brit Awards in March by scooping up three major trophies at the U.K.'s Ivor Novello Awards, presented yesterday (May 24) in London by the British Aca Craig David made up for his lack of success at the Brit Awards in March by scooping up…

  2. Tool's 'Lateralus' Leads Five Top-10 Debuts

    May 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Tool's third Volcano studio album, "Lateralus," debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 this week, leading a charge of five top-10 debuts on the chart, while Janet Jackson's seven-week reign As expected, Tool's third Volcano studio album, "Lateralus,…

  3. HBO To Broadcast Madonna's Detroit Show

    May 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Cable channel HBO will broadcast "Madonna Live: The Drowned World Tour," from the Detroit concert stop on the singer's summer tour. The show is scheduled to air at 9 p.m. EDT on Aug. 26 from The Palac Cable channel HBO will broadcast "Madonna Live: The Drowned World Tour,…

  4. McGraw, Chesney Acquitted On Assault Charges

    May 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Country singer Tim McGraw was found innocent yesterday (May 23) of charges he assaulted a sheriff's deputy during a scuffle over a police horse. The Orchard Park, N.Y., jury also found fellow singer K Country singer Tim McGraw was found innocent yesterday (May 23) of charges he assaulted…

  5. The Anglo Files

    May 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Riton Unleashed, New Radiohead, Homelands Launches, London Xpress Celebrates Grand Central Unleashes Riton As Manchester hip-hop duo Rae and Christian prepare for a forthcoming set of U.K. live dates, they are basking in the success of Riton, the latest acquisition for their Grand Central…

  6. Billboard Bits: Tom Waits, On The Bricks, Keiko Matsui

    May 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Tom Waits, On The Bricks festival, Keiko Matsui Tom Waits was honored with the Founders Award at the 18th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards, held Monday in Beverly Hills, Calif., Billboard Bulletin reports. The song of the year award went to "I Knew I Loved You," the Savage…

  7. Sisqo Preps For June 'Return'

    May 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT R&B sensation Sisqo will return June 19 with a new Dragon/Def Soul album, titled "Return of Dragon." The 12-track set boasts guest appearances by the members of the artist's group Dru Hill, and hi R&B sensation Sisqo will return June 19 with a new Dragon/Def Soul album,…

  8. Full Force Marshals New-School Army

    May 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT For the first time since 1995's "Sugar on Top" (Calibre Records), Full Force -- the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based group comprising the George brothers (Bowlegged Lou, Paul Anthony, and Brian, aka "B-Fine") and For the first time since 1995's "Sugar on Top" …

  9. Sugar Ray, Uncle Kracker Plan 5-Week Tour

    May 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Sugar Ray has lined up a five-week North American tour with Atlantic labelmate Uncle Kracker and newcomer rock outfit the Start. Set to begin July 10 in Dallas, the trek comes in suppo Modern rock act Sugar Ray has lined up a five-week North American tour with Atlantic…

  10. Along for the Ride

    May 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Blues veteran John Mayall can now claim that his dream project has been captured on CD for the ages. Blues veteran John Mayall can now claim that his dream project has been captured on CD for the ages. He has gathered a stellar group of guest art-ists and scattered them throughout 13 tracks…

  11. New Superchunk Album Due In September

    May 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Indie rock stalwart Superchunk is wrapping up work on its eighth studio album. Planned for a Sept. 18 release through the group's self-run Merge Records label, the disc has yet to be titled. Produced Indie rock stalwart Superchunk is wrapping up work on its eighth studio album. Planned…

  12. Seven And Counting For Janet At No. 1

    May 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Destiny's Child may have the No. 1 album for the second straight week with its Columbia set "Survivor," but Janet Jackson's "All for You" continues to best the R&B trio on The Billboard Hot 100. " Destiny's Child may have the No. 1 album for the…

  13. Friends Help Out On New Ringo Starr Album, Tour

    May 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT To coincide with the start of Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour, Koch Records will release "The Anthology ... So Far: Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band," a three-CD live collection, Billboard Bu To coincide with the start of Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour,…

  14. Bevy Of Bands Plan Barenaked Summer

    May 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As the Barenaked Ladies spend the summer touring North America, several acts will join in for the 31-date run. Most stops on the trek, due to kick off July 12 at the Molson Amphitheater in Toronto, wi As the Barenaked Ladies spend the summer touring North America, several acts will join in…

  15. Whiskeytown's Cary Plans 'Ponyball' Release

    May 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Caitlin Cary, fiddler/singer of now defunct alt-country heroes Whiskeytown, is working on songs for "Ponyball," her first full-length solo album. Helping Cary on the set are two of her former bandmate Caitlin Cary, fiddler/singer of now defunct alt-country heroes Whiskeytown, is…

  16. Los Straitjackets Draft Guests For New Set

    May 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Sixpence None The Richer frontwoman Leigh Nash, Mavericks singer Raul Malo, and X's Exene Cervenka are those who will be dueting with quirky rock act Los Straitjackets on the group's next album. Sixpence None The Richer frontwoman Leigh Nash, Mavericks singer Raul Malo, and X's…

  17. Hot Product

    May 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Missy Elliott, R.E.M., Tool, Weezer, Depeche Mode, Buddy Guy, and more. 'Addicted' To Missy With the release this week of "Miss E ... So Addictive," her third set on The Gold Mind/Elektra, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott is hitting the road…

  18. Court Convenes For McGraw, Chesney

    May 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Jury selection is scheduled to begin today (May 14) in Orchard Park (N.Y.) Town Court in a case against Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney. The country singers were arrested last June after Chesney rode awa Jury selection is scheduled to begin today (May 14) in Orchard Park (N.Y.) Town Court in a…

  19. Reunion With Gurewitz Good For Bad Religion

    May 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Veteran punk act Bad Religion is in Los Angeles this week rehearsing and writing songs for a new album slated to be released by Epitaph in October. In addition to writing, the group is also using this Veteran punk act Bad Religion is in Los Angeles this week rehearsing and writing songs for a…

  20. Billboard Bits: J-Swift, Smiths, Little Steven

    May 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on J-Swift, Joe, The Smiths, Mike Joyce, Andy Rourke, Little Steven Former Pharcyde producer/group member J-Swift has filed an $11 million law suit against Jive Records, Zomba Recording Corp., and Touchstone Pictures for uncredited use of his track "Passin' Me By" in a…

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